As well as job satisfaction and excellent training, there are many other benefits to an RAF career. For starters there´s the huge range of sports and adventurous training opportunities available, not to mention expeditions like snow boarding in the Alps or kayaking in the Canadian Rockies.
Most of your weekends will be your own, so there´s plenty of time to catch up with friends and family. Speaking of friends – you´ll meet a whole host of new ones when you join. Socialising is a big part of RAF life and great way to get to know other people on your base.
It can be tough to say goodbye and both parents and recruits are bound to feel a bit nervous.
Check out where you’ll work, where you’ll live and who you’ll be hanging out with.
Sometimes you’ll work nine-to-five, sometimes you won’t. We need people who are committed and flexible.
Once you’ve knocked off your time is your own. Enjoy a kick around with your mates or hit the on-base bar.
If you’ve a passion for sports, outdoor activities and wild experiences then you’re in the right place.
There are RAF bases in England, Scotland and Wales, plus Cyprus and the Falkland Islands.
Find out how we contribute to combat, rescue, ceremonial and humanitarian missions over the world.
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